April 15, 2015 – Arsenal For Democracy 124


Topics: Lee Kuan Yew’s Singapore and the meaning of democracy; the pros and cons of term limits. People: Bill and Nate. Produced: April 13th, 2015.

Episode 124 (40 min):
AFD 124

Discussion points:

– What does Lee Kuan Yew’s legacy in Singapore tell us about other systems of government?
– Does democracy or enlightened despotism serve the public interest better?
– Can China’s ruling party actually govern well without democracy?
– Term limits on legislators and executives: Positive or negative?

Related Links:

AFD: The Singapore model probably isn’t widely applicable
AFD: Abolition of Russian Serfdom vs Abolition of US Slavery
NCSL: Frequently Asked Questions About Term Limits


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